Japan

8 Best Ski Resorts In Japan

Japan offers so much to the experienced traveler. The landscape is amazing, with scenes beautiful enough to match any other country. The food is famous worldwide. The cities are huge and exciting and contain every modern convenience and then some. And as if that wasn’t enough, Japan is becoming known as a popular skiing destination […]

A Complete Guide To Nishiki Market In Kyoto, Japan

Culture and food lovers travelling to Kyoto, Japan, will inevitably find themselves at some point or another at Nishiki Market. A five-block long covered marketplace, Nishiki Market is famous for its fresh food and local culinary delicacies.   Over 130 shops and restaurants line the marketplace’s walkways. These shops sell traditional home-cooked dishes, fresh produce […]

Understanding The Geisha Of Japan

Geisha are professional entertainers highly skilled in traditional arts, singing, playing the shamisen (traditional Japanese musical instrument), communication, and dancing. “Gei” means “art”, while “sha” means “person”.   They wear bright red lipstick, and notably wear elaborate kimono (Japanese traditional clothing), and oshiroi makeup (thick white facial makeup). They often wear a fully styled wig […]

Your Complete Guide to Osaka Aquarium

When you’re visiting the land of the rising sun, the Osaka Aquarium is not to be missed. Home to a jaw-dropping 30,000 creatures, this place is one of Japan’s most spectacular aquariums. Famous for its innovative manner of presenting its various marine creatures, this aquarium promises you a great time. Together with Osaka’s natural beauty, […]

Osaka Castle in Japan – All You Need to Know

If you’re travelling to Osaka in Japan, visiting Osaka Castle should be at the top of your to-do list.    Here’s why!    This spectacular oriental-style castle located in the Chuo-ku ward of Osaka is not just a magnificent sight for tourists. Its intricate architecture and tranquil atmosphere are pretty good reasons alone to visit. […]